Quote of the Day: May 2014

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HRC Can't Have It Both Ways

Filed by Bil Browning | May 31, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

At the same time it is criticizing Roman Catholic schools for their anti-LGBT discrimination, HRC is lobbying in Congress for a version of ENDA that would allow that discrimination under federal law. Read More


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Debbie Reynolds: 'Everyone I Dated Was Gay'

Filed by Bil Browning | May 30, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Veteran actress Debbie Reynolds is spilling the beans in an interview about her glory days in Hollywood.Read More


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Maggie Gallagher Would Rather Abandon Marriage Than Include Gays

Filed by John M. Becker | May 29, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Maggie Gallagher, one of the nation's most high-profile proponents of marriage discrimination, says she'd rather throw marriage under the bus than include LGBT people in it.Read More


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New York Times to Gov. Cuomo: Pass GENDA

Filed by John M. Becker | May 28, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

"Mr. Cuomo needs to wage a strong and visible fight on this bill, as he did in his successful effort to push through same-sex marriage three years ago."Read More


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Franklin Graham: 'The Flames of Hell' Await Unrepentant Gays

Filed by John M. Becker | May 27, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

"I love [gays] enough to care to warn them that if they want to continue living like this, it's the flames of hell for you."Read More


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Bruni: The Road to Equality is Paved With Kisses

Filed by John M. Becker | May 25, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

"Gay characters who trade sass and sexual innuendo are safe. Public expressions of gay intimacy aren't..."Read More


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Justin Vivian Bond on Using the Word 'Tranny'

Filed by Bil Browning | May 24, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Trans entertainer Mx Justin Vivian Bond has responded to the recent push by some trans activists to make the word "tranny" a slur.Read More


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Michigan Councilman Compares LGBTs to Nazis

Filed by John M. Becker | May 23, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

A city councilman in Saginaw, Michigan compared LGBT people and allies to Nazis this week during a debate over a proposed non-discrimination ordinance.Read More


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Benham Brothers: Evolution is the 'Toehold' of Satan

Filed by John M. Becker | May 22, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

According to fired anti-gay HGTV hosts the Benham brothers, evolution leads to hippie sex which leads to abortion (which leads to gays?).Read More


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Tea Party Leader Calls Same-Sex Kisses 'Nauseating'

Filed by John M. Becker | May 21, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

A post on the Tea Party Nation website says the Michael Sam kiss wasn't a milestone, "it as nauseating to any heterosexual having to witness it or explain it to their children."Read More


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Florida Republican: Common Core Will Turn 'Every One of Your Children' Gay

Filed by John M. Becker | May 20, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Republican State Rep. Charles Van Sant is warning Floridians that the Common Core State Standards will "attract every one of your children to become as homosexual as they possibly can."Read More


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Gallagher: Benham Brothers Are a Bellwether For America's Freedom

Filed by John M. Becker | May 19, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

"For the future of a free, tolerant, and religiously diverse America, [whether the Benham brothers are on TV] matters a great deal."Read More


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Obama on International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia

Filed by Bil Browning | May 17, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

The Obama administration put out a statement to honor the tenth annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.Read More


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NYT to Hagel: Lift Military Trans Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | May 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"The question is how fast can the [United States] armed forces join the modern world on this issue, not whether they should."Read More


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Obama Nominee 'May or May Not' Think You Deserve to Get Married

Filed by John M. Becker | May 14, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Michael Boggs, a problematic Obama judicial nominee from Georgia whose ascent to the federal bench is opposed by progressives, "may or may not" support the freedom to marry.Read More


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Bryan Fischer: Michael Sam Needs 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Filed by John M. Becker | May 13, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"If the NFL possessed one ounce of genuine compassion... they would be meeting privately with Michael Sam to urge him... to pursue reparative therapy in the hopes of saving his life."Read More


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Louie Gohmert Compares Equal Marriage Advocates to Nazis

Filed by John M. Becker | May 12, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

"[I]t is amazing that... in the name of being tolerant, this fascist intolerance has arisen...[it] really is exactly what we've seen throughout our history as going back to the days of the Nazi takeover in Europe. Read More


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Tony Perkins: Pro-LGBT Christians Aren't Really Christian

Filed by John M. Becker | May 09, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"There is no place, there is nothing for them to stand on and say that same-sex marriage has standing in the orthodox Christian faith."Read More


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Mark Morford Slams Focus on the Family

Filed by John M. Becker | May 08, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

"How f--king dare you try and appropriate the language and cultural position of those who've been repressed, silenced, beaten and killed for centuries, simply for wishing to openly embrace - and even marry - the person they love..."Read More


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Alabama Chief Justice: Marriage Equality Will Destroy America

Filed by John M. Becker | May 07, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Roy Moore: "[Marriage] is the foundation of our country. If it is destroyed, then our Constitution will fail..."Read More


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Florida Man Demands 'Right' to Marry His Porn-Filled Computer

Filed by John M. Becker | May 06, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

A Florida man filed a motion to intervene in a marriage case, claiming that if gays can marry, he should be able to marry his "porn filled Apple computer." Read More


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Gill: Gay Rights Aren't Inevitable

Filed by John M. Becker | May 04, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Gay philanthropist Tim Gill says that the LGBT movement can't become complacent, as our civil rights are still under attack across the country.Read More


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Maggie Gallagher Admits Defeat

Filed by John M. Becker | May 02, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"The rapid collapse of opposition to gay marriage we are witnessing did not just happen, and it was not inevitable. But it is..."Read More


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Another Republican Leaves the Party Over LGBT Rights

Filed by John M. Becker | May 01, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I am leaving the Republican Party, including many who I consider to be friends, because of the suffering and injustice needlessly inflicted on our gay family members."Read More